Monthly Archives: March 2012

How to see what others see when they view your Facebook profile

During the past few weeks, stories like this one have given Facebook users a higher sense of urgency about what they share with others. That’s a good thing. One problem, however, is that it can be difficult to know how … Continue reading

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3 steps to managing expectations, mitigating interruptions and doing your best work

Tired of not being able to work at work because of interruptions? Here’s how you can change things: 1. Earn the right to work from home at least once a week, or start doing so right away if possible. If you’re … Continue reading

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Social media, Mayor Bloomberg, and short-term thinking–and how your organization should respond

As reported in the New York Times, New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg said this last week during a speech in Singapore: Social media is going to make it even more difficult to make long-term investments…We are basically having a referendum on … Continue reading

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This month’s Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly column: Made to Stick: A Conversation with Pinterest Users

For this month’s Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly social media column, I talked to a group of Pinterest users–Amber, Andy, Ashley, Lauren, Jason, Jill and Tiffany–to get their perspective on the hottest site in social media.  Made to Stick: A Conversation with … Continue reading

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My comments from last night’s News Channel 15 story, “Want the job? Just need your password”

Stories like this one, have stirred up quite a buzz about the legality and ethics of employers asking job candidates to provide Facebook login information as a condition of employment. I spoke to News Channel 15’s Elizabeth Fields about this controversy as … Continue reading

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It ain’t gonna happen

You could stay up all night trying to read one more blog post, watch one more video, learn just one more thing that will make you better, smarter, more connected. You could pack just one more slide into your presentation … Continue reading

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The resurgence of verbal communication is the natural next step in the evolution of our language

A great guest post on Convince and Convert yesterday got me thinking about language and the future of communication. As Tim Hayden said in “Voice Computing Puts the Words Back in Your Mouth”: The evidence is all around us that voice and … Continue reading

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